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“Fantastic food”
Review of Vesuvius

Vesuvius
Ranked #14 of 335 Restaurants in Maidstone
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$47
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Traditional Southern Italian Restaurant offering authentic Italian food, with specifically sourced Italian ingredients.Pasta, pizza, seafood, meat (including veal and our famous meatballs), desserts and coffee all available to eat in or take away. Our food is cooked fresh and express, so do take it into considerations when yo are 1 of 70-80 guests trying to eat on a Saturday night.
Reviewed 1 May 2014

It doesn't look much from outside, but inside the restaurant is pleasantly decorated. The staff were friendly and took our order promptly. Although the menu warns that you might have to wait for food, we found the service fast, although if the restaurant was full it might be different. The food is well worth waiting for though! The starter may have been a little on the small side - but that was more than made up for by the size of the main course, which was absolutely delicious. Lovely Italian food - and there is plenty to choose from other than pasta and pizza, although they are on the menu too. The Italian wine we had was great too - hopefully we will be able to find it in the shops. I can't believe we didn't know this restaurant was here - but having visited it once we will definitely be going back.

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Thank Tibbsy14
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Reviewed 28 April 2014

I had a craving for pizza and as far as I'm concerned there is only place in Maidstone that I would consider, so off we went for lunch on saturday.
The food was as fabulous as ever and so was the service.
We've been away for a while but we have been many times since the restaurant opened in 2012. We'll definitely go back very soon as it has been far too long.
If you haven't been to Vesuvius and like Italian food, just go.

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Reviewed 24 April 2014

This is a proper family run Italian restaurant which is all about simple and extremely tasty food in a really friendly atmosphere. Forget your usual chain restaurants that you see in every town and city and support restaurants like this. It was my first time tonight and will come back again and again.

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Reviewed 19 April 2014

I have never had Italian food in a restaurant before. If they are all like this one I will eat it far more often.
The food was absolutely delicious. The staff were authentic and attentive and good at their jobs. The food arrived prompt and hot. Also the waiters were willing to explain the menu for us non Italian speakers. A nice calm atmosphere also. Very reasonably priced and a complimentary liqueur after the meal was welcome. I would go there again.

Thank Skaman G
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Reviewed 16 April 2014

We frequently eat at Vesuvius and have done so since it opened in 2012. Alessandro and Barbara always make you welcome and all the staff are pleasant and courteous.
The food is consistently great, freshly cooked to order. If in a larger group, you will wait a little longer for your food to arrive but it is always worth the wait!! I cannot recommend this restaurant highly enough - the ambience is pleasant, the food delicious and they provide a good selection of wines at reasonable prices. Our favourite place to eat in Maidstone!

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